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A Warlock’s Secrets

A Warlock’s Secrets

Author(s): Tena Stetler

Location(s): Hawaii, Washington DC

Genre(s): Mystery, Paranormal, Romance

Era(s): modern time

Years ago, a sacred ceremony at the Dragon’s Moon Coven turned deadly. Son of the high priestess, Tristian Shandie’s life changed forever. With a price on his head and revenge in his heart, he has no choice but to...

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Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears

Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears

Location(s): Washington DC

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Present

Seventeen years ago, Sepha Stephanos fled the Ethiopian Revolution for a new start in the United States. Now he finds himself running a failing grocery store in a poor African-American section of Washington, D.C., his only companions two fellow...

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Death by Wall Street: Rampage of the Bulls (Detective Louis Martelli, NYPD, Mystery/Thriller Series Book 1)

Death by Wall Street: Rampage of the Bulls (Detective Louis Martelli, NYPD, Mystery/Thriller Series Book 1)

Author(s): Theodore Jerome Cohen

Location(s): Guthrie Center, New York City (NYC), Washington DC

Genre(s): Mystery, Thriller

Era(s): 2010

Death by Wall Street: Rampage of the Bulls, a murder mystery, is based on real events. It is the story of how the oligarchs of Wall Street, doctors and others in the pharmaceutical research profession having significant conflicts of...

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For the Love of a Spy

For the Love of a Spy

Author(s): M S Spencer

Location(s): France, Washington DC

Genre(s): Romance, Suspense

Era(s): 1991

Maris Graystone writes the Scrivener, a political column, and Michael Kinder is a handyman with a secret. They meet on a hot day in 1991, an era electric with possibility and peril. Despite the instantaneous sparks, they both sense...

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Forbidden Circles

Forbidden Circles

Author(s): Vee Williams Garcia

Location(s): Paris, Washington DC

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Mid 1920s

It’s 1925, and the Harlem Renaissance has expanded to cities beyond New York. Black writers, musicians, and artists are in vogue and think they can do anything. Nora Johnson, a honey yellow-skinned Howard University instructor, is no exception. Desiring...

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Foreign Éclairs: A White House Chef Mystery

Foreign Éclairs: A White House Chef Mystery

Author(s): Julie Hyzy

Location(s): Washington DC

Genre(s): Crime, Gastro

Era(s): Modern

Things are about to really heat up for Ollie. News of a bombing and attempted breakout at a federal prison reveals that the brother of a terrorist she helped defeat is back with a vengeance. And after she gets...

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New Boy

New Boy

Author(s): Tracy Chevalier

Location(s): Washington DC

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1970s

Tracy Chevalier brings Shakespeare’s harrowing drama of jealousy and revenge to a 1970s era elementary school playground. Arriving at his fifth school in as many years, diplomat’s son Osei Kokote knows he needs an ally if he is to...

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River, Cross My Heart

River, Cross My Heart

Author(s): Breena Clarke

Location(s): Washington DC

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1920s

Set in Georgetown in the 1920s, River, Cross My Heart tells the story of a young black swimmer, Johnnie Mae, whose younger sister drowns in the Potomac River in summer — while the white children in Georgetown cool off...

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Rolling Thunder

Rolling Thunder

Author(s): Mark Berent

Location(s): Vietnam, Washington DC

Genre(s): Fiction, Suspense

Era(s): 1965-1973

In Rolling Thunder, the time is late 1965 and 1966 in war zone places such as Saigon, Hanoi, Bien Hoa, Da Nang, and Tahkli. Back in Washington, LBJ sits over lunch and personally picks bombing targets in an attempt...

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Thank You for Smoking

Thank You for Smoking

Author(s): Christopher Buckley

Location(s): Washington DC

Genre(s): Humour, Mystery

Era(s): Modern

Nick Naylor likes his job. In the neo-puritanical nineties, it’s a challenge to defend the rights of smokers and a privilege to promote their liberty. Sure, it hurts a littIe when you’re compared to Nazi war criminals, but Nick...

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